• Four Foundations,  Parenting,  Special Topics

    Family Stories

    Today’s guest author is my 16-year-old “bonus son” who has spent another summer with us, creating more new “family stories and legends.” My name is Luis. I am half-German and half-American. I grew up in Berlin, Germany and, of course, spoke only German. Even though my Dad speaks only English, we had good visits when I was growing up: I got to see his world in the U.S. and he got to see some of Berlin. We had a strong connection but no direct, untranslated verbal communication.…